Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Library Limelight: Jeff Fisher, Materials Services Manager, Library Headquarters

Library Limelight is intended to be a quick read to help FCPL patrons get to know our librarians, staff, and volunteers. We hope you enjoy learning about the people who make our libraries great!

Jeff Fisher
Materials Services Manager
Library Headquarters

Where is your hometown?
Dayton, Tennessee
How long have you been at FCPL?
Less than 6 months
What other jobs have you had at FCPL?
This one is the first.
Why did you choose to work in a library?
My best friend enjoyed working in a library and that got me interested.
Describe your job in five words or less.
Select Acquire Catalog Process Stuff
What is unique about your job?
Observing and monitoring the selection, acquisition, cataloging, and processing of materials.
What is your favorite part of your job?
I love seeing patrons get excited about a book.
What’s the most interesting place you’ve lived or traveled?
Paris, France (It's not necessarily my favorite, but it is the most interesting place I've traveled.)
What are your hobbies?
Family, action figures, exercise, reading, hiking, Dragon Con
What are you reading right now?
Dark Age, book five in the Red Rising saga by Pierce Brown
Paper books, eBooks, or audiobooks?
Is there anything else you’d like to share?
Hmmm . . . obscure trivia, pro wrestling terminology, irrelevant stories, dad jokes . . . nothing I can really think of offhand.